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151 Days

151 Days. That’s how long it took. For what? For me to really find out how much my stomach can hold.

I’ve definitely felt full before — got that tight feeling in the middle of my chest, then stopped eating to let it pass. 450 more words


Weight Loss Surgery: Types of Procedures

The type of weight loss surgery a patient chooses to have needs to be a well-informed, well-thought-out decision based on their individualized needs and goals. Cone Health’s Bariatrics and Wellness Services offers three main types of surgical weight loss: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y, and Adjustable Gastric Banding (Lap Band). 434 more words

House Calls

The Holiday Weight Gain Struggle Is Real

You’ve probably heard of the freshman fifteen. But you’re most likely not familiar with the Holiday five to ten. According to a study, this is the average amount of weight an… 487 more words

Post Op

Before & After Fun ~ November 24, 2016

So last night the kids and I had some fun. I found some clothes that are way too big. then I asked Caleb to take some pictures. 117 more words

My Life In A Nutshell...or The Nuthouse!

Frankenbelly let's catch up

Wow the holidays are fast approaching and I’m still going through the process of appointments at Stanford and other medical issues that won’t be taken care of until after the new year. 554 more words

Change of 💙

There are days I think about how my life would be, had I not had gastric bypass surgery. The nights when I’m sick to my stomach after 2 bites of whatever protein I’ve forcefully eaten. 139 more words

Dear Food,

Well, my surgery date is quickly approaching.  Yesterday, the anxiety of it all was overwhelming.  Someday’s are just like that though.  So I was thinking that I should write a letter to food.   1,131 more words